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Nancy Edwards Benton

November 17, 1928 ~ November 7, 2019 (age 90)


Nancy Edwards Benton, 90, of Clarkton passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Donella Edwards, her husband, Sylvester Lee Benton, one son, Johnny Ray Benton and one daughter, Donna Benton Brown. Nancy leaves behind four children: Jannie Benton McRoberts (Alan) of Bladenboro; Barbara Benton Canady (Woody) of Fayetteville; Debbie Benton Page (Eddie) of Elizabethtown; and Randy Lee Benton (Greg) of Clarkton; 14 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 19 great-great grandchildren.

Nancy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her children, grandchildren and her dogs. Nancy enjoyed watching a good western or her favorite baseball team, the Atlanta Braves play ball. She also enjoyed fishing, cooking, gardening and visiting others.

The family will receive friends from 7-9 pm on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. A funeral service is planned for 3 pm on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Northside Baptist Church in Bladenboro with Rev. Ricky Donaldson officiating. Burial will follow the services in the Bladen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Elizabethtown.

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November 9, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3131 Martin Luther King Drive
Elizabethtown, North Carolina 28337

Funeral Service
November 10, 2019

3:00 PM
Northside Baptist Church
898 Sunset Park Rd,
Bladenboro, NC 28320

November 10, 2019

4:00 PM
Bladen Memorial Gardens
5381 Hwy 242 South
Elizabethtown, NC 28337

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